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Sea Chest

1977.400 (RS116640)

Description

Rectangular six-board form with canted sides and dovetailed corner construction; molded hinged lid with end cleats, side brackets for rope handles and cotter pin hinges; painted dark green; interior stained red; till without lid on left side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
CHEST, SEA
Iron
iron (metal)
Pine
pine (wood)
sea chests
Dimensions
17.25 x 47 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.400
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4096

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